February 28, 2024

COVID Spreads in St. Mary’s Schools

St. Mary’s County’s public middle schools and high schools are reporting some of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks since the pandemic began. Less than 10% of the state’s 1,449 schools have reported outbreaks, and they are of 10 or fewer students. St. Mary’s four public middle schools plus Leonardtown and Great Mills high schools total more than 400 cases.

County’s 1st School-Based Health Centers Open

Health Centers

The St. Mary’s County Equity Task Force announced the opening of the first school-based health center facilities in St. Mary’s County — at Spring Ridge Middle School and at Margaret Brent Middle School.

Northrop Grumman Sponsors Destination ImagiNation

Destination ImagiNation

Destination ImagiNation is another way St. Mary’s County Public Schools accomplishes its STEM For All programs.

Spring Ridge STEM Team Heads to Global Competition

Spring Ridge

Spring Ridge Middle School’s Destination Imagination team, Tiny Space Whales, will participate in the Global Finals May 25 through 28 in Tennessee.

Funding Expedited for Spring Ridge Renovation

$250,000 approved to begin design work immediately on the middle school.

NAACP Eliminating Achievement Gaps Looks to Spring Ridge

St. Mary's County NAACP

Education and eliminating the achievement gap remain a NAACP priority; the recent Spring Ridge Middle School fire opens an opportunity to advance that goal.

SMECO Honors Spring Ridge and LPES Teachers

st marys math

SMECO and Southern Maryland school systems recently honored 17 local educators for their work in the fields of mathematics and science.